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Berret's Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill

199 S Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4049
+1 757-253-1847
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Ranked #61 of 349 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Francis Street
Description: Frequently awarded honors as the "Best Seafood Restaurant" in Williamsburg. Note: The Taphouse Grill closes during the winter months from November through March.
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

We ate lunch here on a recommendation from friends. The burgers, local brews, and sandwiches were excellent. This restaurant is in heart of the historic district and they will validate parking at the adjacent long term lot. I will return.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Had extremely good lunch at fair price. Wait staff extremely nice and accommodating. Excellent location in historic Williamsburg. Highly recommend.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The food and service was wonderful. The location left a bit to be desired (we were seated by the bathrooms and I faced the back wall), but the food made up for it. I had a special - grilled salmon with asparagus, cheese grits and cherry BBQ sauce paired with a nice Pinot Noir. My husband had mahi with au... More 

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Mansfield Center, Connecticut
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

My husband loves a good oyster bar, and this does not disappoint. It was his favorite dining experience in Williamsburg

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Stopped in to warm up and enjoy lunch/drinks. We always like sitting in the bar area during the cooler months. Great variety of popular and regional beers. Extensive wine list. Delicious soups and sandwiches as well as salads and burgers. Loved the Brie bacon and pear sandwich! Each visit to Berets is consistently good and always a treat.

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London, Ohio, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited at 3:30 when the restraint shuts down but the bar is open. Great oysters, three dollar local beer on tap and delicious crab cakes. Prices are much better in the bar, it's where the locals do happy hour

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Raleigh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The seafood and service were both excellent. While crowded and noisy, we were seated within 10 minutes of our reservation. The seafood is fresh and delicious. You can't go wrong with anything on the menu.

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Lancaster, SC
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199 reviews 199 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stopped going here over the years as the food and service deteriorated and prices increased. The week after Christmas was jammed at Willaimsburg and reservations hard to get. We were able to get them here and so we returned. The Bar is still way too small in Winter, but the bartenders are good and they give you a full... More 

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West Islip, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We love this place, the bar has a great happy hour special as well as good sandwiches for the late afternoon. Cozy atmosphere, excellent service and good food. $1.00 oysters on the half shell and 2 for 1 draft.

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Whiting, NJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Inviting atmosphere in the historic area; unique menu, a bit different than the average lunch choices. Food and service very good.

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Additional Information about Berret's Seafood Restaurant & Taphouse Grill

Address: 199 S Boundary St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-4049
Phone Number: +1 757-253-1847
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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